130th Annual Meeting

American Historical Association to Hold Its 130th Annual Meeting

An accomplished student, Allison Schottenstein currently attends the University of Texas at Austin as a doctoral candidate in the school’s history department. Over the course of her academic career, Allison Schottenstein has been a member of the American Historical Association (AHA).

In pursuit of its mission to promote historical thinking and study, the AHA produces scholarly publications, oversees educational and professional development programs, distributes grants, and hosts its popular Annual Meeting. Registration will soon open for the AHA’s 130th Annual Meeting, which will take place January 7-10, 2016, at several hotels in downtown Atlanta.

Over 4,000 history professionals and scholars are expected to attend the four-day event to network with their peers, share research, and gain new knowledge and insights through a range of educational sessions. In addition, the meeting will feature an exhibit hall, a job center, and a career fair, where attendees can learn about the skills and training needed to build a career in the history field.